1/7/2019, 5:37 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Europe ends in the red on fresh Brexit concerns

Markets in Europe ended the trading session on Monday with losses as investors focused on latest developments regarding Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman confirmed earlier that the meaningful vote on her Brexit divorce deal in Parliament would take place next week.

The FTSE 100 closed 0.39% lower, dragged down by the consumer goods shares. The CAC 40 declined 0.38% at the end of the session. Sanofi, Danone and Airbus were the biggest losers, dropping 1.99%, 1.84% and 1.83%, respectively. The German DAX fell 0.18% at the closing bell. Bayer declined 1.59%, followed by Siemens, which decreased 1.31%.

The euro gained 0.56 against the United States dollar, to sell for 1.1467 at 5:53 pm CET.

Breaking the News / BM